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FT Listen to Lucy

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Financial Times management columnist Lucy Kellaway pokes fun at management fads and jargon, and celebrates the ups and downs of office life.

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Dec 17, 2012 Financial Times
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It is quite wrong to think about it as the enemy, says the FT's Lucy Kellaway
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Dec 11, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway says lessons learnt from family life can pay off at work
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Dec 4, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway says it is a nonsense to boil down something as qualitative as influence into a single number
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Nov 27, 2012 Financial Times
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If laughter varies with gender, it varies even more with power, says Lucy Kellaway
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Nov 21, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway says the ubiquitous coffee chain cannot be forgiven for the way it grinds out its message
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Nov 14, 2012 Financial Times
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When it comes to the quest for the perfect match, it helps to keep your expectations real, says Lucy Kellaway
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Nov 5, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway finds that apparently a game of ‘Angry Birds’ is good for us
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Oct 30, 2012 Financial Times
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The world of work is supposed to have changed beyond recognition since I started out on a bank's graduate training programme three decades ago, but actually it hasn’t. For graduate trainees, nothing of any importance has changed at all.
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Oct 17, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway says alumni connections are not a problem at all – in fact they are a thoroughly good thing.
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Oct 8, 2012 Financial Times
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Study after study shows an interview is not much better than picking people at random.
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Sep 30, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway says it’s not just the objects that are telling – it’s the juxtaposition
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Sep 26, 2012 Financial Times
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With design so overbearing at Google’s London HQ, the individual can’t get a look in, says the FT's Lucy Kellaway.
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Sep 24, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway says that top executives should take an annual hubris test
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Sep 12, 2012 Financial Times
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Anyone batty enough to aim for perfection in their work isn’t a force for good. Such obsession comes with a dark underside.
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Sep 4, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway says the joke should be on the even more stupid people who voice their approval in their millions
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Aug 28, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway discovers that Helen Gurley Brown had a great deal of exceedingly sensible, realistic things to say about work
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Aug 1, 2012 Financial Times
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The FT's Lucy Kellaway says that there is no balance. It’s a continuous, fluid game of survival, the rules of which are unclear
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Jul 24, 2012 Financial Times
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To stage this festival of sporting competitiveness every other sort of competition is being stifled says the FT's Lucy Kellaway
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Jul 19, 2012 Financial Times
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More expensive does not necessarily mean better, says Lucy Kellaway.
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Jul 18, 2012 Financial Times
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The FT's Lucy Kellaway says that Angela Ahrendts’ language meets the most important criterion for jargon – it is utterly impenetrable.
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Jul 17, 2012 Financial Times
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Wimbledon’s teenage volunteer training has produced strong results, says Lucy Kellaway
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Jun 25, 2012 Financial Times
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We can study Bill Gates all we like but we’re not going to end up where he is, says the FT's Lucy Kellaway
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Jun 19, 2012 Financial Times
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It is a CEO’s job to take things very personally, says the FT's Lucy Kellaway
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Jun 12, 2012 Financial Times
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Upholstery has shown Lucy Kellaway that losing yourself is a far better idea than finding yourself
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Jun 12, 2012 Financial Times
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Being boring is no barrier to great leadership, says the FT's Lucy Kellaway
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May 23, 2012 Financial Times
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The story of Bain and the buffalo makes one question business travel says Lucy Kellaway
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May 23, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway on why smart people will always make stupid errors
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May 8, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway argues that facts have little traction in the art of persuasion
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May 8, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway discovers that our stock of brands is so ingrained that they have become part of who we are
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Apr 24, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway on why the ambitious should go for prestige every time
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Apr 18, 2012 Financial Times
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Successful women are more frightening than men, says the FT's Lucy Kellaway
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Apr 18, 2012 Financial Times
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No amount of huddles will crack Royal Mail’s rubber band problem, says the FT's Lucy Kellaway
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Mar 25, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellway on whether virtual working might one day happen properly
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Mar 22, 2012 Financial Times
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Why listening to departing employees is foolish
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Mar 13, 2012 Financial Times
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The thing that is killing the finest sort of gossip is the internet: email, Facebook and Twitter.
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Mar 11, 2012 Financial Times
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Everything I see at work (apart from surveys) tells me that there are more women doing better and having a better time.
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Feb 27, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway on her eight rules for this trickiest of literary genres
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Feb 27, 2012 Financial Times
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Lucy Kellaway on why working alone is the best way to get things done
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Feb 10, 2012 Financial Times
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It is time to worry when companies write witless things and then hand them to their customers, says Lucy Kellaway
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Jan 24, 2012 Financial Times
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No one appreciates hollow good wishes from someone who is telling them to shove off, says Lucy Kellaway
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Jan 16, 2012 Financial Times
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Lloyds bank has found a new way of saving money. It has banned all staff from travelling on the third week of every month. If this is a good idea, a similar system should be deployed for all the other ways in which We Are Not Wise with our time, says Lucy Kellaway.
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Jan 10, 2012 Financial Times
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The judging is now complete and Lucy Kellaway is ready to announce the winners of her annual business jargon awards.